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June 11, 2015Omnova Solutions says it is shutting down styrene butadiene (SB) latex production at its facilities in Calhoun, GA and Mogadore, OH, as part of a cost-cutting program expected to save...
March 4, 2015Axalta today opened an automotive water-based coatings plant in China. The plant, which is adjacent to Axalta’s operations center in Shanghai’s Jiading district, will...
February 12, 2015Albany Molecular (AMRI) has announced plans to close its facility at Holywell, Wales, UK, the company says. The plant makes active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and is involved in...
February 5, 2015Contract manufacturing organizations (CMOs), including many fine chemical makers, are among the big beneficiaries from changes at big pharmaceutical companies, say attendees at...
November 17, 2014A. Schulman says it is closing a former Ferro specialty plastics plant at Stryker, OH in April of next year. The plant’s production – mostly for customers in the US and...
July 15, 2014PolyOne announced today that it is closing two production facilities in Brazil – one at Diadema in Sao Paulo state, and one at Joinville in Santa Catarina state. The two plants...
June 5, 2014Altana today inaugurated its new additives facility at Wallingford, CT, doubling capacity for paints, composites and other additives in its BYK Additives and Instruments division. The...
April 23, 2014Milliken (Spartanburg, SC) announced today that it is building new capacity for a clarifying agent for polypropylene (PP) at Blacksburg, SC. The new capacity will be onstream in 2015...
March 5, 2014Ashland announced today that it is closing its unsaturated polyester resin (UPR) and gelcoats manufacturing plant at Kelowna, BC, effective 27 June. Six other sites in North America...
February 11, 2014Antioxidants and polymer additives maker Addivant (Middlebury, CT) announced today that it is increasing capacity of phosphate antioxidants at its Pyongtaek, South Korea, facility...